- BHP Billiton
- Bowen Basin
- contract mining engineering and services
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Hunter Valley
- iron ore
- job cuts
- mergers and acquisitions
- minesite vehicles
- mining accident
- mining jobs
- New Zealand
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- underground mining
- Western Australia
- Wired For Success
The ‘mining boom’ represents one of the largest shocks to hit the Australian economy in generations. Despite the economic slowdown in the last few years, there has been no avoiding the exponential growth that the industry has gone through for the decade. This case study shows how construction and engineering solutions companies like Finco Engineering … Continue reading Wired For Success
- Scorpio Gold Corporation: A Micromine and Geobank Case Study
This case study shows that after identifying that their methods of data management and mine design were, at the time, not up to industry best practice, Scorpio Gold Corporation began using the latest MICROMINE solutions in 2010, implementing the leading exploration and 3D mine design solution, Micromine and in 2015 implementing Geobank to ensure secure … Continue reading Scorpio Gold Corporation: A Micromine and Geobank Case Study
- Improving Safety & Efficiency in Conveyor Maintenance
This case study shows how ESS has developed a heavy-duty, retractable idler frame that eliminates the need for most scaffolding and working at heights when changing conveyor rollers, resulting in a drastic reduction in maintenance time.
- How an Automated Dispensing Solution can Increase Productivity & Generate Savings for Mining Companies
When a fast-growing UK’s manufacturer outgrew their PPE and consumables storeroom, inefficiencies began to appear and productivity ultimately struggled. This case study examines how the company were able to solve the issue an with automated dispensing solution for PPE and consumable, resulting in a 16% increase in productivity and a 30% reduction in the use … Continue reading How an Automated Dispensing Solution can Increase Productivity & Generate Savings for Mining Companies
- Gasless flux cored arc welding (FCAW) wires vs. MIG?
Welding in a workshop is an ideal situation for a tradesperson, with equipment they require at their disposal for fabrications, along with comfort and shelter from external elements. However, not all welding is possible under such ideal circumstances. A construction project requires a fair bit of planning and preparation to ensure all welds, especially those … Continue reading Gasless flux cored arc welding (FCAW) wires vs. MIG?
- Choosing the Best Method for Bulk Solid Measurement: Free Case Study
Choosing the best method depends upon many factors. This free case study looks at three different types of material applications, including high temperature environments, where the BinMaster 3DLevelScanner was implemented across mine sites, providing unsurpassed bin volume accuracy as well as helping to improve safety onsite.
- Colliery Saves $100,000+ with Compressed Air Upgrade: Free Case Study
Commissioned by the Myuna Colliery of Centennial Coal, this free case study looks at the installation of a new two-stage air compressor in place of two single stage compressors. The results, among other things, include savings of more than $100,000.
- Lifting Solutions: Reduce Risk of Repetitive Strain & Back Injury
With an identified need in mining for a solution to workers suffering strain and back injuries from constantly standing upright, and operating hand held equipment, Safetech and Clarks Mining collaborated to develop a unique drilling rig lift table.
This case study details the results of this integration, which led to a reduced risk of injury and an increase in daily productivity.
- Rare Earth Extraction – Hastings Project Case Study
This case study explores the stages, technology and strategy of the Hastings Project – an exciting initiative by Hastings Rare Metals involving heavy rare earths.
- A Cadia Valley Success Story
An on-site trial of a revolutionary mechanical bucket is yielding benefits for Cadia Valley Operations as well as its manufacturer, Keech Mining Supplies.
- Out from Behind the Eight Ball in Maintenance Inventory
Back in 1946, Nickolas Savko and his wife Gilda started their business in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. with a single truck and a few employees. Nearly 70 years later, Savko is now one of the largest site development contractors in the U.S., with roughly 300 employees and more than 600 pieces of heavy equipment, trucks and tools.
- Reduced Costs, Better Control, More Up-Time for JCB
JCB, one of the world’s top manufacturers of industrial and construction equipment, found that it did not have enough control over mission-critical parts, supplies and repair kits in its inventory. With unrestricted access to the heavy production/maintenance area, costs were spiraling out of control and critical parts, tools and supplies were routinely out of stock and unavailable when needed.
- Ensuring Availability of Mission-Critical Parts and Supplies [case study]
This case study looks at how JCB were able to gain more control over their inventory and reduce costs through the use of smart automated dispensing solutions.
- How Rio Tinto is improving productivity: Automation | Big Data | People
Productivity is now underlying every action in the industry.
Automation is being touted as the main driving force of this step change for the mining industry: the saviour of the resources sector.
But is automation alone enough to resuscitate mining and help it move into the next era?
Not according to Rio Tinto Group Executive and head of technology and innovation, Greg Lilleyman.
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